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Bankhead Turkeys : Lots of Room For Public Birds

Backwater Bass : Swamp Holes For Hawgs

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Bill Before Legislature Would Legalize Baiting, But It Would Be Expensive
In Alabama, the Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) is charged with the duty of taking proposals from the state biologists with the Alabama Department of Conservation Natural Resources (ADCNR), debating their merit, and then possibly voting them into law. The CAB typically finalizes Alabama’s hunting seasons, its bag limits, its fishing creel limits and a number of other directives that deal with hunting and fishing in the state.

If ADCNR had its way, wildlife biologists, fisheries biologists and other members of its...

In recent years, the second Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) meeting of the year is the one that generates all the headlines. Recent years...

As is always the case for the state’s youth and general turkey openers, some gobbling was reported. However, the general consensus was...

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Backwater Bass
Many sections of the United States are home to oxbow lakes, sloughs and swamp holes. You’ll rarely see other anglers in these places, and you may catch an 8-lb. bass there. In Alabama, the eerie sight of Spanish moss shrouding giant cypress...

Public Hunting For Less-Pressured Gobblers
To kill a gobbler, you have to hunt where some turkeys call home. The best hunting, however, is not always on the areas most highly rated or where the highest turkey populations reside. That’s particularly true on public land, where hunting...

Big Macks, Little Macks
On a spring fishing trip with Capt. Bobby Walker out of Orange Beach, our family and friends enjoyed rod-bending action all day. We caught a variety of species, including bottom fish and amberjack, but a real eye-opener was the bites from...

AON's Tracking Dogs & Deer Coolers Lists
Here's AON's 2013 Dial-a-Tracking Dog and Deer Coolers lists. Some folks have dropped off the lists this year, but there are some new faces, as well. If you have a deer down, these lists should provide everything you need to find it and get it to a cooler for storage or processing.

To add a dog or processor to either list, call AON at (800) 438-4663.
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